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[movies]Teaching With Sound Films - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Early sound film on techniques of using sound educational films in the classroom. With sound on film showing teacher showing films in classroom before students, and students participating in discussion about films. Includes excerpts from early Erpi sound films. From Educational Film Catalogue (1939): "Based upon research and experimentation, this picture depicts methods of using the sound film in the classroom...
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[movies]Belonging to the Group (Respect as a Human Value) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

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[movies]Tippy, Our Town Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows Tippy, a Terrier, who runs away and acquires a new master.
Downloads: 61
[movies]Junior Rodeo Daredevils - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
High-school students in a small western town participate in a junior rodeo.
Downloads: 124
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEMONSTRATES GOOD HABITS OF CLEANLINESS. SHOWS THE PROPER WAY TO WASH HANDS & FACE, TO CLEAN NAILS & TO BATHE. ANIMATED DRAWINGS DESCRIBE THE STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN & EXPLAIN WHY SOAP IS NECESSARY FOR CLEANLINESS.
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[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 62
[movies]Our Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Illustrates important community functions and services. Depicts police and fire protection, health safeguards, and park and recreational facilities. Points out how members of the community are interdependent. Some footage of Howdy Doody, which you don't expect to see in an EBF film. Not to be confused with the 1969 EBEC film Our Community.
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[movies]Despotism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales?More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media
Keywords: Politics
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[movies]The Airport in the Jet Age - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Revised edition of 'THE AIRPORT.' Explores a large metropolitan jet airport, from the traffic control tower to the baggage-processing center. Shows glimpses of hundreds of people on the job.
Downloads: 249
[movies]Christmas Rhapsody, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
The story of the little fir tree which is cut down and trimmed on Christmas Eve is retold in a modern American setting, with an unusual background of Christmas carols.
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[movies]Baltimore Plan, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Great footage of slums, poor housing, slum clearance, rehabilitation African Americans
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[movies]Centralization and Decentralization - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts the problems created by the gradual transfer of decision making from local committees to centralized bodies operating at state and national levels. Suggests the need for preserving a balance between local and central authority.
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[movies]Eat for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Using the five fingers of each hand as a check off device, the film identifies a food group with each finger. Using this system, Ralph learns to eat a balanced diet and has more fun because of his better health.
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[movies]Black Bear Twins (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals the habits and characteristics of bears by following a day's adventures of two mischievous cubs. Includes scenes of their invasion of a nearby camp.
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[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEPICTS A TRIP TAKEN BY A YOUNG BOY & HIS FATHER FROM NEW YORK TO PITTSBURGH. SHOWS HOW THE BUS DRIVER MEETS DRIVING HAZARDS, SERVES HIS PASSENGERS & KEEPS HIS BUS IN CIRCULATION. Skeletal Entry
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[movies]Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
USE OF FIRE IN COOKING, HEATING, PRODUCING LIGHT, & DESTROYING RUBBISH. REQUISITES OF ALL FIRES -- FUEL, OXYGEN & KINDLING, TEMPERATURE -- ARE SHOWN & IN ANIMATION THE ACTIONS OF GASES WITHIN FIRE. CONTROL OF BURNING, RESULTS OF CARELESS HANDLING & PUTTING out.
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[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
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[movies]Heart Disease: Its Major Causes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Skeletal Entry
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[movies]House Fly, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses micro-photography and magnification to portray the habits and life history of the common housefly and the ways in which it is a menace to health. Traces physical development from egg-laying through larval and pupal stages to the emergence of the young fly. Magnified views reveal biological structure and methods of carrying and spreading disease germs. Suggests practical control methods.
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[movies]Alcohol and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Traces the course of alcohol through the body until it either oxidizes or escapes, and shows the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including a treatment.
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[movies]China Under Communism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Foreign correspondent John Stroehm conducts a tour through the People's Republic of China.
Keywords: China; Cold War
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[movies]Play in the Snow - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
SHOWS CHILDREN ENJOYING WINTER SPORTS, MAKING A SNOWMAN, PLAYING FOX & GEESE, SLEDDING & SKIING. Scenes of snowy suburban neighborhood. Two boys and girl dress for cold weather.
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[movies]Tuberculosis (Third Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Asking the question why so many people still get tuberculosis, the narrator answers in part, "Industrialization has spread faster than industrial health programs," some of the causes of infection are attributed to occupations, some to poverty and ignorance. Many excellent shots of different kinds of x-ray equipment in hospital and community settings.
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[movies]Sleep for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
PRESENTS IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR SLEEPING HABITS FROM VIEWPOINT OF CHILD. EMPHASIZES CHILD'S OWN RESPONSIBILITY IN FORMATION OF GOOD HABITS. CONSIDERS DREAMING AS NORMAL PART OF SLEEPING. 11:19:21 Pan of baby's room. Boy and girl look at sleeping baby. Mother feeds baby with bottle. Little girl and doll. Family in living room. Little girl's hands tie bow with ribbon. 11:20:59 Little girl puts doll to bed...
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[movies]Inside Russia: Moscow and Leningrad - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

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[movies]Learning About Leaves - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Identifies pine needles, vegetable leaves, blades of grass & many deciduous leaves. Uses animation & time-lapse photography to show photosynthesis & life cycle of leaves. Explains that leaves are essential to all life forms.
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[movies]Frank and his Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Tells the story of how Penny, Frank's dog, feels neglected when his master is too busy to play with him. Penny chases a cat up a tree, but Frank forgives him for getting into mischief. A simple film intended for very young audiences.
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[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
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[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
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[movies]Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them.
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[movies]Southwestern States (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
LIFE IN AREAS OF TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, NEW MEXICO & ARIZONA. TOPOGRAPHY, RAINFALL, IMPRINT OF SPANISH & INDIAN CULTURES, IRRIGATION, STOCK RAISING, MINING, AGRICULTURE.
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[movies]Immigration - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Map-Chart technique surveys chronologically and compactly the history of immigration up to the restrictive law of 1924. Economic, political and religious motives of immigrants shown in scene in steamship office abroad. Scene at Ellis Island.
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[movies]This Vital Earth - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.

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[movies]House Fly, The (2nd edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
06:14:55:27 Different nationally themed models of houses mounted over their appropriate countries on a rotating globe. House flies fly around the globe. Camera zooms into American house. 06:15:34:26 1950s housewife pours milk into mixing bowl; CU woman holds electric mixer in bowl with one hand and shoos fly away with other. 06:15:48:00 Woman pours batter into pan; flies fly around the batter. 06:15:57:08 Decaying animal carcass swarmed by flies...
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[movies]Passenger Train, The (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A young boy travels from Chicago (?) to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.
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[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DO'S AND DON'TS FILM. PORTRAYS WAYS IN WHICH OFFICE ETIQUETTE CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS IN OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS. THE TYPICAL SITUATIONS INCLUDE APPLYING FOR A JOB, REPORTING FOR WORK THE 1ST DAY, PERFORMING ROUTINE SECRETARIAL DUTIES, & TELEPHONE COURTESY. Office Etiquette is one of the many films that follows a young woman who is seeking a secretarial job. It makes the off-center but accurate point that success in the office is gauged by behavior and interpersonal relationships as well as competen...
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[movies]Lost World, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows the world of dinosaurs and prehistoric monsters of a million years ago, and includes a battle between two giant creatures. Based on Conan Doyle's story. 07:31:57 MCU Tiger on the prowl 07:32:06 More tiger shots 07:32:40 London (?) 07:34:14 Prehistoric bird 07:34:39 MCU Pterodactyl with prey 07:35:57 Real dinosaur 07:36:37 Dinosaur eats - man in foreground 07:36:58 Dinosaur 07:37:03 CU Dinosaur eating 07:37:10 Another dinosaur - T Rex 07:37:13 First dinosaur 07:37:16 Tyrannosaurus Rex licks...
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[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
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[movies]Airport, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
FUNCTIONS OF THE MODERN AIRPORT: SERVICING OF A PASSENGER AIRLINER FROM ITS ARRIVAL UNTIL ITS NEXT TAKE-OFF, METHODS OF HANDLING TICKETS, PASSENGER FOOD SERVICE, BAGGAGE & MAIL LOADING, CHECKING PLANES IN & OUT, WEATHER PLANNING, RADIO SERVICE.
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[movies]Civil War, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Pictures important military events of the war, stressing social, economic and geographical factors. Animated drawings and color photography used.
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[movies]Hare and the Tortoise, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatized version of Aesop's fable starring farm animals, including an owl, a fox, a goose, a rooster, a raccoon and a hare.
Keywords: Animals: General; Mythology
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[movies]Helicopter, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
0:24 VS airplanes taxiing down runway and up into air Camera pans airplanes parked in airport Airplane lands, then helicopter lands in front of bldg. Man looks into cargo of helicopter Helicopter lifts up, takes off Fade to bldg roof where helicopter is landing Men in uniform filling sides of helicopter with shovels full of "dirt" 2:09 Helicopter landing in clearing woods Helicopter spraying grove with cloudy "insecticide" VS/LS helicopter high up in sky 2:50 MCU helicopter landing on water MCU ...
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[movies]Don't Get Angry - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Social guidance film for middle school age children on anger management
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[movies]Early Settlers of New England (Salem 1626-1629) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatized impressions of the life of the pioneer settlers in a New England colony.
Keywords: U.S. History: Colonial
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[movies]Baby's Day at 12 Weeks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
"In this picture the infant is followed through his domestic day from the time of his waking at six o'clock in the morning until the final breast feeding at ten o'clock at night. His dressing, bathing, feeding, daytime naps, play, and general care are presented in concrete detail along with an interpretation of the significance of his various reactions. For the most part the picture is non-technical and well suited for viewing by groups interested in the training and care of the infant." Produce...
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[movies]Immunization (Second edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains what immunization is and how it is built up either by having a disease or by being inoculated with vaccine. Shows how smallpox vaccine is produced and used, how diphtheria toxins are treated to produce toxoids, and the type of program of treatment necessary to produce lasting immunity. Credits the scientists and commercial laboratories for their work in developing vaccines. This film shows the process of testing vaccinations on animals and through animation simulations of microscopic ac...
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[movies]Truck Farmer, The (2nd ed.) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
POINTS OUT CHIEF TRUCK FARMING AREAS IN U.S. SHOWS ACTIVITIES ON TRUCK FARM IN RIO GRANDE DELTA, SUCH AS PLANTING, IRRIGATING, SPRAYING, HARVESTING, PACKING & SHIPPING CROPS.
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[movies]Cancer - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DESCRIBES THE NATURE OF CANCER & ITS DETECTION & TREATMENT.
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[movies]Tuberculosis (Third Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Causes of treatment of tubercular infection, and tuberculosis as a social phenomenon.
Keywords: Medicine: Tuberculosis; Health and hygiene
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[movies]Helicopter, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Theory, operation and utility of helicopters.
Keywords: Aviation: Helicopters
Downloads: 15,332 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
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